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Forum: General / Other 05-17-2012, 11:26 AM
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Posted By saclass
Here they are

Looks like its finally working for me.
Forum: General / Other 05-17-2012, 11:01 AM
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Posted By saclass
pics

For some reason the "manage attachments" button is not working....guess I'll try again later
Forum: General / Other 05-17-2012, 01:47 AM
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Posted By saclass
trying to upload pictures and my iphone is...

trying to upload pictures and my iphone is updating at the same time, but I promise they are on the way

Cloaked- I just saw in your sig that redline graphics is a letdown and realized that is who I...
Forum: General / Other 05-17-2012, 01:43 AM
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Posted By saclass
Okay, So I have been very busy with life on top...

Okay, So I have been very busy with life on top of my boat project and have not updated in a LONG time, so here is my recap

After getting my stringers set last month, and before finishing the...
Forum: General / Other 03-29-2012, 12:36 PM
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Posted By saclass
Project Update

Okay, been too busy to update for a while so here is the latest:

Stringers are in place and glassed up the sides. Main stringers were bedded with thickened epoxy, then laminated at the joint with a...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 03-20-2012, 02:39 AM
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Posted By saclass
A few questions about your bow floor piece- is...

A few questions about your bow floor piece- is there any support under it or is it just glassed to the hull? Is it level with the rest of the floor?

I ask because my bow was full of foam but I am...
Forum: General / Other 03-16-2012, 12:21 AM
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Posted By saclass
Decision made, bow foam coming out. Just can't...

Decision made, bow foam coming out. Just can't stand the lack of storage. Will probably put floor foam in.
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 03-15-2012, 02:18 PM
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Posted By saclass
[QUOTE=wishart;822361]Been reading/following your...

[QUOTE=wishart;822361]Been reading/following your thread also...looking good....

1982 must have been the transition year where they ran the exhaust down the center of the stringers...much better...
Forum: General / Other 03-15-2012, 02:01 PM
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Posted By saclass
One annoying part of the way this boat is...

One annoying part of the way this boat is constructed: Rather than foam in the floor, all of my foam is in that wonderful storage area we all call the bow. Foam would not be able to go in the floor...
Forum: General / Other 03-14-2012, 01:11 AM
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Posted By saclass
A voice against CPES

Okay, I know the stuff is raved about on this site as well as CCfan, but my experience does not support its use.

First, a quick recap of my stringer project (main stringers being the focus)
1. ...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 03-14-2012, 12:40 AM
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Posted By saclass
Talking Wow, looking good! Did you use CPES to coat the...

Wow, looking good!

Did you use CPES to coat the wood before epoxy/glass? I have heard many rave about it on here and CCfan, but after my own experience I am not a fan...see my thread for...
Forum: General / Other 03-13-2012, 01:12 AM
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Posted By saclass
Here are some pics. I put the board on blocks...

Here are some pics. I put the board on blocks and put some weight on the middle to see if it will straighten out. Again, probably not a big deal, just feel better about using a board that is...
Forum: General / Other 03-12-2012, 05:55 PM
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Posted By saclass
Just stepped out to the garage and looked at my...

Just stepped out to the garage and looked at my stringers and one of them gas developed a significant curve. It flexes straight pretty easily but this still bothers me for some reason. It will be...
Forum: General / Other 03-12-2012, 12:13 AM
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Posted By saclass
Typing from my hot tub as I try to soak the...

Typing from my hot tub as I try to soak the itchies out. Still waiting for my lumber. Gave me some time to prep the bottom for new glass. Several hours of grinding. Used an angle grinder with a...
Forum: General / Other 03-08-2012, 11:06 PM
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Posted By saclass
My mistake, milled fiber is much finer it seems. ...

My mistake, milled fiber is much finer it seems. But as far as a bedding material- epoxy+aero-cab+ shredded up mat fibers is what I am thinking
Forum: General / Other 03-08-2012, 11:04 PM
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Posted By saclass
Alright then, epoxy for the secondaries. Poly...

Alright then, epoxy for the secondaries. Poly for the floor still. Epoxy to bind the floor to the stringers, since it should bond to both.

As far as glass buildup here is what I am thinking. On...
Forum: General / Other 03-08-2012, 10:31 AM
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Posted By saclass
Are you suggesting that you would just slide the...

Are you suggesting that you would just slide the new wood in and glass over the top? Because no, in my research I havent found anyone who thinks this is a good idea. And yes, I have done it that...
Forum: General / Other 03-08-2012, 03:15 AM
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Posted By saclass
another idea I had... I dont like the idea of...

another idea I had...
I dont like the idea of screwing floor to stringer as these holes were where almost all of the rot originated from in the originals.

I also dont like the idea of bonding the...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 03-08-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 31,549
Posted By saclass
My wood platform has angle brackets with nuts and...

My wood platform has angle brackets with nuts and bolts just through the transom. Groing up we had an American Skier with a glass platform. Always seemed like that thing was gonna break off. But...
Forum: General / Other 03-08-2012, 01:33 AM
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Posted By saclass
Here are the some pics

Here are the some pics
Forum: General / Other 03-08-2012, 01:27 AM
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Posted By saclass
Some updates on my project. Regarding the...

Some updates on my project.

Regarding the secondary that didnt fit properly: After careful observation the orginal fits about the same as when I took it out- about 1/4" above plane of the others....
Forum: General / Other 02-29-2012, 12:57 AM
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Posted By saclass
My advice to anyone attempting this project-...

My advice to anyone attempting this project- support the boat first. These things flex A LOT!!
Deeper vee boats seem to hold their shape pretty well, and unlike a true flat bottom you cant check for...
Forum: General / Other 02-27-2012, 11:19 PM
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Posted By saclass
The hull definitely changed after removing the...

The hull definitely changed after removing the stringer/secondary. The original secondary stringer did not have the big gap prior to cutting it out. This gap was present with either my new stringer...
Forum: General / Other 02-26-2012, 11:43 PM
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Posted By saclass
Thanks for the welcome, and hopefully soon my...

Thanks for the welcome, and hopefully soon my account will be registered as a full user.

As mentioned before I ran into a little trouble with hull flex after I got the first 2 stringers out. I...
Forum: General / Other 02-26-2012, 06:27 PM
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Posted By saclass
a few pics

here are some pics of the boat, one showing the gap I mentioned. Sorry I'm a newbie on this forum, a little different navigating than what I am used to
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